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Selective prevention of cardiometabolic diseases: activities and attitudes of general practitioners across Europe

Cardiometabolic diseases (CMDs) are the number one cause of death. Selective prevention of CMDs by general practitioners (GPs) could help reduce the burden of CMDs. This measure would entail the identification of individuals at high risk of CMDs—but currently asymptomatic—followed by interventions to reduce their risk. No data were available on the attitude and the extent to...

Health-Related Quality of Life and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Survivors of Left-Sided Native Valve Endocarditis

Background. The long-term prognosis of endocarditis is described primarily in relation to clinical outcome measures—for example, such complications as cerebrovascular accident, cardiac failure, need for cardiac surgery, relapse rate, and mortality. To our knowledge, to date, no studies have examined the health-related quality of life and the prevalence of long-term persistence of...

Quality of life in adults with end‐stage renal disease since childhood is only partially impaired

Background. Little is known about the quality of life of adults with end‐stage renal disease (ESRD) since childhood. In a long‐term follow‐up study, we assessed quality of life in these patients and compared their outcomes with those in the general population and in dialysis patients with adult‐onset of ESRD.